Maruti exhibited a concept model of XA Alpha for the first time in 2012 Delhi Auto Expo. The vehicle will take on segment leaders Ford EcoSport as part of a strategy.

The company is looking at nearly doubling the number of models to 25, including entry into SUV and LCV segments, as it aims a target to sell 3 million cars annually.
The company will launch within a few months an SUV to compete with Renault's Duster, which will be followed by a compact SUV (likely to be XA Alpha) in 2016 to take on segment leader Ford EcoSport.
Maruti, which is putting up a new plant in Gujarat that will have a total annual capacity of 1.5 million units, sold 1.16 million units last fiscal.
MSI currently sells over a dozen models, starting from entry level Alto 800 to multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga. He said only market would determine by when the company could touch the 3-million mark.
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) will soon launch its mid-sized sedan Ciaz in order to replace the SX4.